Education is an important part of our society and government.

Education is an integral part of our society, and state governments play a significant role in funding and overseeing education. From the halls of respective state capitols, education news is constantly changing. DMGS provides the most up-to-date information on education policy and legislation, so you can stay informed and make informed decisions.

  • student loan bill of rights
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: With the ever-rising costs associated with higher education, students and families are taking out more loans than in the past. Many states are creating legislation to protect citizens from potentially exploitive loan [...]

  • Removing Four-Year College Degree Requirements
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: A growing trend among states has been to remove four-year college degree requirements from state job postings. While the requirement for a college degree has long been a standard prerequisite for many [...]

  • increase recess time
    Categories: Education, Health Care

    Photo credit: A recent study found that, between 2017 and 2020, 19.5% of children and adolescents aged 2–19, roughly 14.7 million youth, were obese. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study [...]

  • NIL laws NIL legislation
    Categories: Education, Sports

    Photo credit: Kiyota Since the first student-athlete compensation laws went into effect on July 1, 2021, other states across the nation have been scrambling to enact regulations. Name, image, and likeness (NIL) laws [...]

  • snow days virtual learning
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools shifted to virtual learning for their students. While in-person instruction is back, with the ability to use virtual learning, some argue that schools [...]

  • anti-hazing
    Categories: Education, Judiciary

    Photo credit: Hazing—any activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers them, regardless of a person’s willingness to participate—continues to feature in the American Greek life [...]

  • parental bill of rights
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: Parents play a primary role in the upbringing of their children, and exercise significant control over their children’s education. Nevertheless, the question of how absolute a parent’s right to dictate how [...]

  • Student Loan Forgiveness Application
    Categories: Education, Finance

    Photo credit: Dodonov As we discussed previously, on August 24, 2022, President Joe Biden announced a sweeping package of federal student loan relief that forgives as much as $20,000 in loans, a move Biden said would [...]

  • Student Loan Borrowers' Bill of Rights
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: Since 1980, the cost of high education has tripled. Further, the average college graduate has $25,000 in debt, despite workforce shortages of college-graduates. While the Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan has [...]

  • school security
    Categories: Education

    Photo credit: Security and safety protocols in schools have become an increasingly talked-about policy initiative in recent years. The spread of COVID-19 in schools and repeated school shootings have focused significant legislative attention on [...]